Building Team

One of the documentaries offered by ACB focuses on the Pyramid of Pharaoh Djoser at Saqqara (pictured), the oldest pyramid in Egypt. Photo Credit: Olaf Tausch, Wikimedia Commons

April 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Arts & Culture Bureau YouTube channel offers architectural documentaries about structures...

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Ford begins 10-year plan to centralize Dearborn, Mich., campus

Rendering courtesy Ford

April 13, 2016 | BD+C Staff

The company said that it will rebuild 7.5 million sf of work space over a 10-year period, which w...

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April 12, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Is the U.S. in an innovative funk, or is this just the calm before the storm?

Multifamily and Special Housing projects honored in 2016 AIA Housing Awards

Cloverdale749. Photo: Lawrence Anderson/LOHA

April 07, 2016 | BD+C Staff

A San Francisco low-income mixed-use complex, a Los Angeles homeless veterans housing facility, a...

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Evaluating the value proposition of project vendors

Images courtesy CBRE.

April 06, 2016 | Daniel Waters, CBRE Healthcare

CBRE Healthcare's Daniel Waters has a few pointers for Request for Proposal (RFP) writers and Pro...

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AIA report analyzes 20 years of the best green projects

Federal Center South Building 1202 in Seattle. The building, designed by ZGF Architects LLP, was a COTE Top Ten Green Project in 2013. Photo: Benjamin Benschneider

April 04, 2016 | BD+C Staff

"Lessons from the Leading Edge" is a study of the 200 Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten...

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ABC: Nonresidential spending slip in February no cause for alarm

Photo: Victoria Pickering/Creative Commons

April 04, 2016 | ABC

Spending in the nonresidential sector totaled $690.3 billion on a seasonally adjusted, annualized...

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UIC campus. Photo: Teresa Grau Ros/Creative Commons

April 01, 2016 | BD+C Staff

The Chicago architect graduated from the school and created a scholarship for aspiring architects...

The multibillion-dollar expansion of the Panama Canal, which is scheduled to open in June, is one of the major water resource infrastructure projects that MWH Global has tackled. In acquiring this company, Stantec foresees significant cross-selling opportunities for its divisions. Image: MWH Global

March 31, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The combination would boost Stantec’s revenue by nearly 60% and its workforce by 45%.

Photo Courtesy of Forgemind ArchiMedia, flickr Creative Commons. Photo Credit: Simone Cecchetti

March 31, 2016 | BD+C Editors

Often credited as being a pioneer for women architects for her work in a male-dominated field, Ha...

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Photo: Mediterranean Center of Medical Sciences, Flickr Creative Commons

March 31, 2016 | AIA

Firms represented by the projects and initiatives receiving grants include HKS, DO|SU Studio Arch...

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Photo Credit:  Teemu08, Wikimedia Commons 

March 30, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Usonian Inn proudly displays many Wright-inspired characteristics, the most prominent of whic...

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Image Courtesy of Sean Gallagher, Diller Scofidio + Renfro

March 30, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Morpholio’s new ScalePen feature dynamically sets line weight depending on the scale or zoom leve...

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Courtesy Steven Holl Architects

March 28, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new Rubenstein Commons will be a 20,000-sf structure at the center of the campus for the Inst...

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Waugh Thistleton designs one of the tallest timber office buildings in London

Renderings courtesy Waugh Thistleton. Click here to enlarge.

March 28, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The nine-story Development House has vertical open spaces for light and air flow.


OSHA finalizes new silica dust regulations

Photo: Pixabay.

March 25, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Construction industry has until June 2017 to comply.


ABC: Construction Backlog expands nearly 3% at the close of 2015

Hilton Cleveland construction in 2015. Photo: Mack Male/Creative Commons.

March 24, 2016 | ABC

Uptick suggests high demand for construction workers will continue.


A sculpture by the Italian artist Giovanni Balderi stands in front of a travertine curtainwall in the lobby of 601 Massachusetts Avenue, a mixed-use building in Washington, D.C., designed by Duda|Paine Architects, which encourages clients to consider the inclusion of art in their new buildings. Image: Courtesy Duda|Paine

March 20, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Turan Duda says clients are receptive, but the art must still be integral to the building’s overa...

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The fire station in Allen, Texas, which opened in 2012, is a prime example of Pro Forma's expertise in designing municipal buildings. Image: Courtesy of PGAL

March 16, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The merger adds a firm that has specialized in municipal projects.

Bjarke Ingels, Foster + Partners, and Grimshaw all winners in Expo 2020 pavilion design competition

Mobility Pavilion, designed by Foster+Partners. All renderings courtesy Expo 2020 and BIG, Foster+Partners, and Grimshaw

March 15, 2016 | BD+C Staff

BIG designed the Opportunity Pavilion, Foster+Partners submitted the winning Mobility Pavilion, a...

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Washington Redskins tease new stadium model designed by Bjarke Ingels

Photo via Washington Redskins

March 14, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The location isn't yet determined, but the new stadium will have a moat for kayaking.

German artist recreates brutalist buildings with LEGO blocks

Photo: Arndt Schlaudraff, via Dezeen

March 11, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Arndt Schlaudraff brings the beauty out of the rugged, linear style of buildings most popular a h...

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Image courtesy Open Architecture Collaborative

March 11, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

With a new name, logo, and mission, the Open Architecture Collaborative is seeking a fresh start....

G/BA releases 2015 Hospital Benchmarking Survey

Prentice Women's Hospital Building in Chicago. Photo: Erin Nekervis/Creative Commons

March 11, 2016 | Grumman/Butkus Associates

A new survey from engineering firm Grumman/Butkus Associates examines electricity, fossil fuel, w...

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AIA's latest diversity report paints a picture of an industry that still isn't proactively recruiting, developing, or promoting enough women or people of color. Image: Pixabay

March 11, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Dissatisfaction with “work-life balance” and compensation are cited as reasons why companies’ div...

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WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff to open Los Angeles office

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff worked with HOK on the recently opened Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC). Photo: Ron Reiring/Creative Commons.

March 10, 2016 | BD+C Staff

The new office will specialize in building enclosure engineering.

Two Houston firms merge to form Method Architecture

Designed by Three Square Design Group, Legacy at Crystal Falls is a 48,400 sf assisted living facility in Leander, Texas. Images courtesy Method Architecture. (Click here for larger photo).

March 09, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

In mid-2016, Architects-Plus and Three Square Design Group will join to make a studio that will d...

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New Toronto office is Thornton Tomasetti's first in Canada

Construction of Edmonton's Rogers Place in the summer of 2015. Thornton Tomasetti is the building's structural engineer. Photo: WpgJets4Life/Wikimedia Commons.

March 08, 2016 | BD+C Staff

The global engineering firm already has a history of working with Canadian architects and develop...

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Rendering courtesy Luxigon

March 07, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The only connection between the complex and the mainland will be a narrow pedestrian bridge.

ABC: Nonresidential spending regains momentum in January

Construction of the SLS Hotel & Residences Brickell in Miami in February, 2016. Photo: Phillip Pessar/Creative Commons

March 01, 2016 | ABC

Nonresidential construction spending expanded 2.5% on a monthly basis and 12.3% on a yearly basis...

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